Welcome to La Pedrera
Long a mecca for surfers, laid-back La Pedrera sits atop a bluff with magnificent sweeping views of the beaches stretching north toward Cabo Polonio and south toward La Paloma. In recent years, the town has also become famous for its Carnaval, which has grown increasingly raucous with the influx of out-of-town visitors. Even so, La Pedrera remains downright sleepy outside the summer months, with most hotels and... Read More
Top experiences in La Pedrera
La Pedrera activities
Sagrada Familia and Barcelona Highlights: Private Guided 4-Hour Driving Tour
Get picked up from your hotel by a private guide and private driver and take off for an exciting 4-hour tour of Barcelona. Stop first at La Pedrera, also known as Casa Milà. The artistic home is the work of Antoni Gaudì, a Catalan architect born in 1852 and the father of Architectural Modernism. Continue on to Casa Batllò, another one of Gaudì’s masterpieces that has come to define the cityscape of Barcelona. Next, head to what is arguably Gaudì’s greatest work: the Sagrada Familia. The impressive cathedral is an absolute must-see for visitors coming to Barcelona. Skip the lines and head inside for a tour of the still-unfinished structure, listening to the guide explain the history and significance of the building as you go. After leaving the Sagrada Familia, pass through the Gothic Quarter, the oldest and one of the most picturesque areas of Barcelona. Stop at Las Ramblas, the famous 1-kilometer-long pedestrian street that connects Plaza de Catalunya, in the center of Barcelona, to the Monument to Columbus at the port. Lastly, pay a visit to the Montjuic Mountain, which offers stunning views of the city below. The hill of Montjuic is home to many important buildings, including the Olympic Stadium and the Joan Mirò Foundation. After spending some time snapping photos and taking in the view, your guide and driver will drop you off back at your hotel.
Montserrat, La Pedrera and San Benet Monastery
Meet your guide at La Pedrera, located off the grand Paseig de Gracia boulevard. From here, you'll depart for Montserrat aboard a private air-conditioned coach. During the 1-hour journey, you'll enjoy Catalonia’s scenic landscapes while learning about the region’s history. On arrival at Monserrat, you'll absorb panoramic views before exploring both the Benedictine Montserrat abbey and the Royal Basilica, home to La Moreneta (the Dark One), the patron saint of Catalonia. Your visit includes access to the site’s audiovisual exhibit, as well as a tasting of local liqueurs produced by the abbey’s monks. Next, continue on to Mon Sant to discover the medieval monastery of Sant Benet de Bages. Step back in history as you immerse yourself in your surrounds, allowing the voices and images of the past to come to light in this 1000-year-old space. Tour the monastery’s church, cloisters, wine cellar, and the cells in the Montserrat gallery, and experience what life was really like for the people who lived here. Afterward, sit down to a traditional and delicious Catalonia lunch at La Fonda restaurant. You trip concludes with a visit to Casa Milà, locally known as La Pedrera. It’s one of Barcelona’s iconic symbols and a Gaudi masterpiece, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984. Skip the lines and head directly indoors to experience the building’s most remarkable features, enhanced by an audio guide. See the courtyards of Provença and Passeig de Gràcia, peruse the rooftop, explore the attic known as Espai Gaudí, and visit the La Pedrera apartment.Your tour concludes at La Pedrera - Milà House (Casa Milà).